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NRA endorses Nevada Republicans Laxalt, Roberson, Duncan

May. 25, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association has endorsed Adam Laxalt for Nevada governor and other Republicans seeking statewide seats. The NRA's political action committee announced Friday that Laxalt has earned an "A+" rating from the organization, the highest grade it bestows on elected officials to...

Reid ad boosts Democrat Sisolak in Nevada governor primary

May. 25, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid appeared in a campaign advertisement Friday for Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak, providing a big boost to Sisolak a day before Democratic voters start casting ballots in his contentious primary for Nevada governor with fellow Clark County...

Early voting begins Saturday in Nevada primary race

May. 25, 2018 4:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Voters can start casting their ballots Saturday in Nevada's primary election. The state's popular early voting period runs for two weeks through June 8 and gives Nevadans a chance to avoid the rush at polling places on the June 12 election day. Voters will pick candidates in races for U.S....

Vegas Stadium Authority approves $546M fiscal year budget

May. 25, 2018 4:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board overseeing the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium project has approved a $546 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that board votes on Wednesday included agreements to better account for funding the 65,000-seat domed stadium being...

Famed chef Mario Batali's Vegas Strip restaurants will close

May. 25, 2018 3:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women. Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich sent a letter to nearly 300 workers about the...

Sisolak, Giunchigliani spar over campaign funds, shooting

May. 25, 2018 12:55 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County Commissioners Steve Sisolak and Chris Giunchigliani lobbed criticisms at each other Thursday night over campaign payments and donations, the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and which of the two Democrats is more qualified to be Nevada's next governor. The debate, hosted by The...

Police: Father shot dead, mom and son wounded in Vegas home

May. 24, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A father was killed and a mother and 15-year-old son were wounded Thursday at a home where police said the teen fled before telling neighbors there had been gunfire inside. Detectives were sorting through differing versions of what led to the gunfire about 10:30 a.m. at a home in a western...

Na's ending 90-foot chip to lead Colonial after first again

May. 24, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na stood over his ball after taking a drop in the rough beside the ninth green following two wayward shots, on his final hole of the day and with a share of the lead in the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial. As Na looked toward the hole more than 90 feet away, he saw the...

The Latest: Dad dead, mom and son wounded in Vegas shooting

May. 24, 2018 7:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a home in Las Vegas that left a father dead and a mother and son wounded (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police in Las Vegas are investigating a shooting at a house where a father was killed, a mother was wounded and an injured 15-year-old told neighbors there had...

DC Relief: Capitals' run to Cup Final ends 20-year drought

May. 24, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Patterson was a fresh-faced 22-year-old in the stands at the old Capital Centre in October 1974 when the expansion Washington Capitals won for the first time. As he was leaving, an elderly man from Brooklyn told Patterson he'd always get to say he saw the Capitals' first win. The...